According to the weatherman, due to cold weather conditions, the fog was recorded at 5:30 in the morning over the parts of East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. "Moderate to dense fog in isolated pockets over West Uttar Pradesh and Punjab."
The weather forecast agency further predicted that cold day conditions will also continue to prevail in pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Rajasthan today but will gradually become less intense from tomorrow.
Vidarbha, Buldana, and Gadchiroli are expected to have light showers of rainfall during the next 48 hours
The heavy downpour has also disrupted the rail traffic in the region. At least ten trains were cancelled today morning. Delays were reported on several routes.
The weather forecast agency further predicted that Saurashtra, Kutch, East Rajasthan and Gangetic West Bengal are also likely to receive heavy downpour later in the day.
As per the weather experts, Mumbai is receiving these heavy rains due to a Cyclonic Circulation over Madhya Maharashtra which is 5 km to 9 km above sea level.
The weather forecasting agency also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Madhya Maharashtra, Gujarat, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh and Nagaland.
Strong winds, speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over west-central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea, North Arabian Sea and west-central Bay of Bengal.
Apart from these, states such as Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Gangetic West Bengal will also witness rain showers.
The weather department has also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over South Interior Karnataka, Konkan and Goa this week.